28   2020 IDEAS2 Awards
All about the great ideas that became the winning projects in this year's IDEAS2 Awards competition.

  • Wilshire Grand Center, Los Angeles
  • Sutter Health CPMC Van Ness Campus – Viscous Wall Dampers, San Francisco
  • Mori Hosseini Student Union at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.
  • Canyon View High School, Waddell, Ariz.
  • Hinterland, Green Bay, Wis.
  • Marvin Gaye Recreation Center, Washington
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Modernization, Atlanta
  • Belmont Gateway Canopy, Chicago
  • Little Charlotte Office Monumental Stair, Charlotte, N.C.

48   Upscale and Urbane
By Lea Cosenza and Albert Meyer, PE
Steel provides efficiency at all levels of a new hotel in the center of the City of Brotherly Love.

54   California Dreaming
Interview by Geoff Weisenberger
A northern fabricator discusses the challenges and solutions of fabricating an aquarium addition in a SoCal locale.

58   Tub Time
By Karl E. Barth, PhD, Gregory K. Michaelson, PhD, Robert M. Tennant, and Adam D. Roh
A new report showcases the development of economical and efficient shallow press brake-formed tub girder bridges.



16   Sound Control
By Robert Connick
Tips on designing for sound isolation and noise control in steel buildings.

field notes
20   Judge and Jury
Interview by Geoff Weisenberger
John Parucki weighs in on 25 years as head judge of AISC's Student Steel Bridge Competition.

business issues
22   Smile, You're on Camera!
By Anne Scarlett
Video meetings have abruptly evolved from as-needed to must-use for many businesses. Here are some best practices for making the most of them.